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distinguished meaning

EN[dɪsˈtɪŋɡwɪʃt]
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    Definition of distinguished in English Dictionary

  • VerbPREdis-SUF-ed
    1. simple past tense and past participle of distinguish.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore distinguishedSUPmost distinguished
      1. celebrated, well-known or eminent because of past achievements; prestigious.
        1. The lecture was attended by many distinguished mathematicians.
      2. Having a dignified appearance or demeanor.
        1. Her father was a distinguished gentleman, albeit a poor one.
      3. (mathematics) Specified, noted.
        1. Let X be a topological space with a distinguished point p.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Additional diversity was recovered within the rbc spacer, where variations in the repeat number of a pentanucleotide microsatellite distinguished the haplotypes B1, B2 and B5 (Fig 3b ).
        • "Still, he looks very distinguished and venerable in his robes." "Oh Christ, is he an autocephalic archbishop?"
        • Abstraction or prescision ought to be carefully distinguished from two other modes of mental separation, which may be termed discrimination and dissociation.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -ed
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Past participles
                • Verb simple past forms
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            1. en distinguishedly
            2. en distinguishedness
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of distinguished for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "distinguished" is an adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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